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Cities as the Digital Hubs of the Future

In this episode of the Digital Outliers podcast series, host Brian Solis interviews Dr. Jonathan Reichental, CIO for the City of Palo Alto, about how the evolution of digital technology at the heart of Silicon Valley offers each of us a sneak preview into the coming transformation in urban areas everywhere. Continue reading…

FAB City: A New Urban Model for Self-Sufficient Cities

fabcityFAB City is a project launched in 2011 by the Institute of Advanced Architecture of Catalunia, the MIT Center for Bits and Atoms and the Fab Foundation. It is a global project aiming at the development of a new urban model for locally productive and globally connected self sufficient cities. Continue reading…

New York City’s Digital Playbook

1 lnMuDijSwbYwNOYjkDza4Q.jpegThe New York City published the Digital Playbook, a new strategy that outlines how the municipality will make it easier for residents to access City services and how the City will use digital tools to strengthen communities. Continue reading…

Report: The Ideal Digital City

GT06_DC_1To help understand the building blocks to a successful digital city, The Digital Communities Special Report looks at five key technologies — broadband, open data, GIS, CRM and analytics — and provides a window into how they are helping city governments cope with economic, educational and societal demands. Continue reading…

Digital Cities trends

Winning FormulaThe infographic, based on the 2015 Digital Cities Survey conducted by e.Republic’s Center for Digital Government, reveals important insights about trends in digital technology adopted by America’s cities. Continue reading…

Apps4Thessaloniki competition

appforgreece_logoAfter the completion and submission of the web and mobile applications by the candidates , the Apps4Thessaloniki contest concludes with a presentation and awarding ceremony of the most valuable applications that attracted the interest of the citizens of Thessaloniki, the Municipality of Thessaloniki and the special award committee.
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20 years Digital City

20-years-digital-cityOn 15 January 2014 it was exactly 20 years ago that the Internet went public with the arrival of the ‘Digital City’ in Amsterdam (DDS). For the first time in history, it offered access to an open, social online environment in Amsterdam. Continue reading…

Report on cyber security and resilience of smart cities

new_picture_1Symantech’s Executive Report on cyber security and resilience of smart cities explores the requirements and challenges of creating a secure, reliable and resilient smart city. The report stresses the vulnerability of ICT systems to cyber attacks Continue reading…

New York City’s Digital Leadership: 2013 Roadmap

nyc_digital_leadershipIn 2011, Mayor Bloomberg introduced New York City’s first Digital Roadmap. Less than three years later, with 100% of objectives are complete, New York City’s Digital Leadership demonstrates the strides the City has made to date, driven by investments in infrastructure, education, open government, online engagement and technology sector support. Continue reading…

Book: The Silent Intelligence

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‘The Silent Intelligence’ published on September 20, 2013 is a book about the Internet of Things. The two authors, Daniel Kellmereit and Daniel Obodovski discuss about the history and trends of technology ecosystem and the future of connected cites, connected homes, connected health and connected cars. The aim of the book is to help executives, entrepreneurs, investors Continue reading…